I love Tigers!
Our blogger Tyra checks out the latest addition to the capital’s much-loved zoo
ZSL London Zoo’s newest exhibit opened on 22 March 2013, the 186-year-old site has been redeveloped to make way for its brand new enclosure – Tiger Territory – home to the newest zoo arrivals Jae Jae and Melati. Scapers can now admire the budding romance between Europe’s two most important Sumatran tigers. Locking eyes across the 27,000sq ft Indonesian-inspired habitat in Regent’s Park, the burgeoning lovers fell in love at first sight after being paired by the global breeding programme for endangered species. Originating from Sumatra in Indonesia, Sumatran tigers are critically endangered in the wild with an estimated population of 300. Zookeepers have high hopes for the birth of the first tiger cubs at the zoo.
Five times the size of the previous tiger enclosure, the new exhibit has been carefully designed to suit the big…
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